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Charles Stanton Ogle

Charles Stanton Ogle (June 5, 1865 – October 11, 1940) was an American silent film actor.

Charles Ogle in the 1910 film version of Frankenstein

Biography

Born in Steubenville, Ohio, Ogle first performed in live theatre, making his first appearance on Broadway in 1905. He embarked on a career in film with Edison Studios in The Bronx, New York in 1908, appearing in The Boston Tea Party directed by Edwin S. Porter. He went on to portray the monster in the first film version of Frankenstein (1910), and starred in the first ever serial film, What Happened to Mary? (1912). Ogle portrayed Long John Silver in the 1920 screen version of Treasure Island, which also featured Lon Chaney. He went on to become a prolific character actor, making the last of his more than 300 film appearances in 1926.

Ogle died in Long Beach, California of arteriosclerosis.

Partial filmography

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